Let's Light Up Ladner Village

$13,066 of $30k goal

Raised by 57 people in 8 months
Andrea Frustaci  Delta, BC

Historic Ladner Village Needs You!  Your legendary community pride will contribute in the transformation of the heart of Historic Ladner Village.

Imagine our Ladner Village, in conjunction with the beautification of Delta Street, lit up all winter long.  Imagine the streets alive with musicians entertaining as you walk our Village with your family.  Imagine artists creating in the plazas year round.  Imagine historical reference points throughout the village, with placards commemorating different time periods in our wonderful history.

The Ladner Business Association (LBA) with the support of the Corporation of Delta, is asking you, it's citizens, property owners and businesses, to invest in the future of our village.

Our goal is to raise $30,000 for the lighting and three year maintenance for the trees on 48th Avenue, Delta Street and Haviland Street with clear LED lights to be installed by mid-Fall 2016.  These lights would remain up for a minimum of five months of the year and would be timed to light the village from dusk to 11pm.  Additionally, historic placards would be installed in Spring of 2017 to highlight some of the extensive history of our village.  These placards will coincide with the walking map that is currently in development by the LBA.

The small, locally owned businesses depend on the support of the wonderful people of this town.  Support Local Business!  We thank you!

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Yes we have a plan to utilize the funds received. Through our research, we have determined the need for approximately 500 strings of lights to illuminate Ladner Village. Each string will cost $50.00. This cost includes purchase + labor, equipment & time to string up + maintenance, storage, annual testing, required re-stringing, and a contingency for potential vandalism. The remainder of the monies would go towards the purchase and installation of historical plaques commemorating our town’s wonderful heritage and buildings.

How many strings of lights are required?
Our best calculated estimation is 4 strings each for the newly planted trees on Delta Street, while the mature trees on 48A will need 10-12 strings each. We will loosely wrap the trunks to approximately 10 feet up on mature trees, and highest possible on the others, so visually they are congruent.

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Update 4
Posted by Andrea Frustaci
6 months ago
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Thank you so much to Hawaiian Beach Tanning Salon, Elite Repeat and Delta Carpets & Floor Design for their generous donation of $100 each towards our goal to Light the Village. Thanks to the amazing support from this great community, phase one will begin shortly #DiscoverLadner #shopLadner
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Update 3
Posted by Andrea Frustaci
7 months ago
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Thanks to all of those who stopped in to see us at the Delta Street Opening celebration. We raised an additional $506!! Let's keep this thing going. #DiscoverLadner
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Update 2
Posted by Andrea Frustaci
7 months ago
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Good start to the campaign. Remember, if 1000 donate $30, we will get to $30000! Let's light this town up!
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Update 1
Posted by Andrea Frustaci
8 months ago
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Every penny helps:
If 1,000 people donate $20, we will get to $20,000
If 500 people donate $50, we will get to $25,000
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Liesa Billings
8 months ago

Is there a document with the breakdown of where the money will be allocated? Is there somewhere to see the plan? Also how much of donated money goes towards gofundme?

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Diane Seniuk Hansen
8 months ago

Great idea but where is the money going - should there be insufficient funds?

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Roberta Strachan
8 months ago

I hope the stone clock will be staying in this plan. If it does and it will be maintained then I will donate. I have to say I'm not impressed with the trees that were decided on. I do like the lights idea though. Looking forward to seeing it finished.

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$13,066 of $30k goal

Raised by 57 people in 8 months
Created August 2, 2016
AM
$100
Abby and Mike
2 months ago
LH
$30
Lynn Hope
3 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you for your support!

DO
$1,000
Delta Optimist
3 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you so much for you support!!

RO
$400
Radiant Orthodontics
3 months ago (Offline Donation)
SB
$200
Sylvia Bishop
3 months ago

This will be a fabulous addition to the character of Ladner.

CW
$20
Corene Wiens
3 months ago

Great campaign! It's wonderful seeing the first phase of this up and going!

TM
$20
Toby Mundy
3 months ago

We love walking down through Ladner Village in the evening now with these gorgeously lit streets!

MJ
$500
Maria Johnson
5 months ago

This donation is from Shon Group Realty and 4841 Delta Street Limited Partnership, the owners of the building at 4841 Delta Street. Please show both owners as donors.

SC
$760
South Coast Casuals
5 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you to the customers and staff at South Coast Casuals for their generous donation

LS
$150
Ladner Pho Saigon
5 months ago (Offline Donation)

Thank you Ladner Pho Saigon Restaurant for your generous donation

Liesa Billings
8 months ago

Is there a document with the breakdown of where the money will be allocated? Is there somewhere to see the plan? Also how much of donated money goes towards gofundme?

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Diane Seniuk Hansen
8 months ago

Great idea but where is the money going - should there be insufficient funds?

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Roberta Strachan
8 months ago

I hope the stone clock will be staying in this plan. If it does and it will be maintained then I will donate. I have to say I'm not impressed with the trees that were decided on. I do like the lights idea though. Looking forward to seeing it finished.

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